A biography of alfred nobel a swedish scientist

Alfred and his family then returned to Sweden but his two other brothers Robert and Ludvig remained in Russia where they brought the business back to its feet and became very wealthy. He was born in Komoy. It was considered too dangerous to be of any practical use.

The executors of his will were two young engineers, Ragnar Sohlman and Rudolf Lilljequist.

Alfred Nobel – His Life and Work

Suffering from angina, Nobel died at home, of a cerebral hemorrhage in Several explosions, including one in which his brother Emil and several other persons were killed, convinced the authorities that nitroglycerine production was exceedingly dangerous.

His factory near Hamburg began exporting explosives to many countries in Europe, America and Australia. In spite of this Alfred Nobel and Bertha von Suttner remained friends and kept writing letters to each other for decades.

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During his life Nobel issued patents internationally and by his death had established 90 armaments factories, despite his belief in pacifism. In connection with his construction work Immanuel Nobel also experimented with different techniques for blasting rocks.

At the time, the only dependable explosive for use in mines was black powdera form of gunpowder. In Nobel introduced ballistiteone of the first nitroglycerin smokeless powders and a precursor of cordite. Sincethe prize has honored men and women for outstanding achievements in physics, chemistry, medicine, literature, for work in peace and now economics.

These inventions were made at the same time as the diamond drilling crown and the pneumatic drill came into general use. Immanuel Nobel was also a pioneer in arms manufacture and in designing steam engines Painting by Immanuel Nobel demonstrating his sea or naval mines to the Tsar of Russia.

Some children would have found this oppressive, but Alfred prospered. As soon as men find that in one instant whole armies can be utterly destroyed, they surely will abide by golden peace. Though Nobel remained unmarried, his biographers note that he had at least three loves.

The opening of his will, which he had drawn up in Paris on November 27,and had deposited in a bank in Stockholm, contained a great surprise for his family, friends, and the general public. He had amazing energy and found it difficult to relax after intense bouts of work.

He had a great interest in literature and wrote his own poetry and dramatic works.Alfred Nobel was born on October 21st, in Stockholm, Sweden.

History shows that the men in his family were mostly engineers and businessmen and Alfred was quick to follow in their footsteps. InAlfred and his family moved to St.

Who was Alfred Nobel, the Swedish scientist behind the Nobel Prize?

Petersburg where his father, Immanuel Nobel, had built a factory for armament a few years earlier. Alfred Nobel Biography - Alfred Nobel invented "Gelignite" and Dynamite" Alfred Nobel was a Swedish scientist who invented dynamite and willed his wealth to establish the prestigious Nobel Prize.

He was born on October 21, to Immanuel and Karolina Andriette Nobel, the fourth of eight children. Only Alfred and three of his brothers. Alfred Nobel () was a Swedish scientist and weapon manufacturer.

He is best known for the invention of dynamite (an explosive) and for starting the Nobel.

Alfred Nobel

by Nils Ringertz*. Alfred Nobel was born in Stockholm on October 21, His father Immanuel Nobel was an engineer and inventor who built bridges and buildings in Stockholm.

In connection with his construction work Immanuel Nobel also experimented with different techniques for blasting rocks.

Alfred Nobel – His Life and Work

Biography Details. Alfred Nobel is a scientist from Stockholm, Sweden. Swedish chemist, engineer, and inventor. His fortune was used posthumously to create and fund the Nobel Prizes.

Biography: Alfred Nobel. Alfred was the scientist of the family, inventing and manufacturing dynamite, the blasting cap, gelignite and ballistite. He grew fantastically rich on the proceeds of his explosives businesses. In Januaryhe applied for a Swedish patent for this mixture.

He then did nothing.

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